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OVP hosts Thanksgiving basket drive

The Office of Volunteer Programs will be collecting baskets of donated goods for a Thanksgiving drive until Nov. 17. The baskets will then be distributed by the Stone Creek Church to families in Champaign-Urbana.

November 11, 2014

The Office of Volunteer Programs is joining together with the University community to make a difference in the lives of local families with Thanksgiving rapidly approaching. From Nov. 3 to Nov. 17, the OVP is hosting a Thanksgiving basket drive in an effort to collect 250 baskets of food for families ...

International students find oppportunities on campus during thanksgiving break

November 21, 2013

There’s no place like home. But when home is thousands of miles away, sometimes it’s OK to put the trip off and relax a little in a different place. Instead of going home or going on vacation over Thanksgiving break, some international students at the University choose to stay on campus or partic...